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SARTAs Sacramento Med Tech Showcase

5/14/2013 1:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Join Us on May 14 -- at the Fourth Annual Med Tech Showcase

SARTA’s Med Tech Showcase on May 14 will be the largest medical technology gathering in the Sacramento region in 2013, featuring a dynamic and renowned keynote and featured speakers, a discussion on opportunities for med tech in the changing healthcare delivery marketplace featuring the region’s four leading health systems, a discussion on the future of med tech Investing, and new this year, an Entrepreneur Showcase. Built around a celebratory banquet dinner, the Med Tech Showcase will also honor the 2013 winner of the Claire Pomeroy Award for Innovation in Medical Technology!

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Keynote Address:

Innovation in the Medical Device Industry:

Will the Phoenix Rise from the Ashes?


Eric Z. Silfen, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Philips Healthcare

Dr. Silfen leads the Office of Medical and Health Affairs and works to elevate and communicate Philips Healthcare thought leadership around the world. Dr. Silfen is an international expert on the implementation of information technologies in the medical setting and has an extensive background in hospital and health plan clinical affairs, disease and care management programs, and clinical quality and performance improvement. Read Dr. Silfen’s complete biography.

Sessions Include

Keynote Address by Eric Z. Silfen MD, CMO, Philips Healthcare

Innovation in the Medical Device Industry: Will the Phoenix Rise from the Ashes?

The Future of Health & Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?

Featuring Brian Hoberman, MD, MBA, Kaiser Permanente; Richard Levenson, MD, FCAP, UC Davis Medical Center; Christian Renaudin, DVM, PhD, MBA, The MarkeTech Group; Jeff Friedman, MD, Friedman Bioventures; and moderated by Walter Wu, Morrison Foerster.

The Future of Medical Technology Investing

Featuring Paul Quadros, Band of Angels; Don Ross, HealthTech Capital; John Hyung-Jun Kim, Aphelion Capital; and John Steuart, Prolog Ventures. Moderated by Vikram Janardham, Insera Therapeutics.

Entrepreneur Showcase

Applied Science, Care Innovations, HealthLinkNow, Stratovan, and Wijit

Opportunities for Med Tech in the Changing Healthcare Delivery Marketplace

Featuring panelists from: Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, and UC Davis Health System

Claire Pomeroy Award for Innovation in Medical Technology

Networking Reception, Celebratory Dinner Banquet and more!

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1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Registration and networking

2:00 pm - 7:30 pm Conference program


Red Lion Hotel, Woodlake Conference Center, Sacramento

500 Leisure Lane Sacramento, CA 95815


Through May 10

General Admission: $140; SARTA Members: $70; Student or Faculty $70

Late Registration May 11 - May 14

General Admission: $150; SARTA Members: $75; Student or Faculty $75

If you are a SARTA member, please email for member discount code.

Learn More: SARTAs Sacramento Med Tech Showcase

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